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Yo-Yo Ma is a American cellist. Born in Paris to Chinese parents and educated in New York City, he was a child prodigy, performing from the age of four and a half. He graduated from the Juilliard School and Harvard University and attended Columbia University and has performed as a soloist with orchestras around the world. He has recorded more than 90 albums and received 19 Grammy Awards.

Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma in 2013
Background information
Born (1955-10-07) October 7, 1955 (age 66)
Paris, France
GenresClassical
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • teacher
  • humanitarian[1]
InstrumentsCello
Years active1961–present
Labels
Websiteyo-yoma.com
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Yo-Yo Ma - Bio, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma's About

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Yo-Yo Ma is a renowned French-born Chinese American cellist and songwriter. Known for his extraordinary techniques and rich tones, he has won 18 Grammy awards in his career so far. He often collaborates with other musicians, from other genres as well as cultures, which has helped expand his audience. Yo-Yo Ma was born in Paris, France, to parents who both excelled in the field of music. He started receiving training in music from a very early age. He began playing the cello when he only was only four and a half. As a child prodigy Yo-Yo Ma gave his first public recital when he was only five. At the age of seven, he even performed for American Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy. He has performed for the sound tracks of several well-known films such as 'Seven Years in Tibet', 'Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World' and 'Memoirs of a Geisha'. He has also made guest appearances in popular TV shows, such as 'Arthur' and 'The West Wing'. Other than his works in music, he has also been a United Nations Messenger of Peace since 2006.

Yo-Yo Ma Family life

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He had two children with German language instructor Jill Hornor, whom he married in 1978

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Yo-Yo Ma Before Fame

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He wanted to play the double bass because he liked the size of the instrument, but chose the cello as a compromise between the viola, which he had previously learned to play.

Yo-Yo Ma Trivia

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He won several Grammy Awards, was honored with the National Medal of Arts in 2001, and was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011.

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Yo-Yo Ma Height Weight

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At the age of 66, Yo-Yo Ma height is 1.78 m.

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He performed for Presidents Dwight Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy at age seven.

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Facts About Yo-Yo Ma

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● Yo-Yo Ma was born on October 7, 1955 (age 66) in Paris, France
● He is a celebrity cellist
● His successful albums are Yo‑Yo Ma Plays Ennio Mo... (2004), The Goat Rodeo Sessions (2011), Songs of Joy & Peace (2008), Six Evolutions ‑ Bach: C... (2018) and Sing Me Home (2016)
● He had 2 children Emily Ma, Nicholas Ma
● His spouse is Jill Hornor (m. 1978)
● You can find His website below: http://www.yo-yoma.com/



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